Category Archives: Places

Photographs showing identifiable places in and around Gothenburg

Early autumn colours – Guldheden

Early autumn colours - Guldheden

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Autumn colours in Guldheden from the carpark at the head of Medicinaregatan. In the foreground, the little “huts” in Änggårdskolonin (allotments), in the background to the right Guldheden’s northern watertower, now converted into student flats.

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Haga kyrkan

Early autumn colours - Haga kyrkan

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The evening sun illuminates the southern side of Haga kyrkan – Haga church. Possibly not a sight we may be seeing for a few years as a major underground rail engineering project will be passing by this very spot in an opencut trough in the not too distant future. Some of the people who oppose the project posted this photomontage earlier in the year. And here by comparison is the architect’s vision.

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Early autumn colours – Linné

Early autumn colours - Linné

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The sun spotlights young trees in early autumn colours on Linné gatan, beyond Haga skolan (now housing the arts co-operative cinema Folkets Bio) and the buildings and streets rising up behind in an afternoon haze.

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One seat ready

One seat ready

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One seat ready for a spectator at the go-kart track at Frihamnen.

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Universeum reflections

Universal reflections

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The side of Gothenburg’s Universeum reflected in the pond outside. The floating objects in the water are not junk – though perhaps that is a matter of opinion. They appear to be plastic ducks, mostly floating upside down. See below.

Universal toys

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Plastic ducks

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Stay off the jetty!

Stay off the jetty

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Guest photoblogger Annicka Carlund writes:

“VARNING GÅ INTE PÅ BRYGGAN”. Bäst att lyda! Jag är rädd om kameran och vill inte ramla i. Bilden är tagen från Hönö Röd i bakgrunden ser man grannön Öckerö.

“WARNING STAY OFF THE JETTY.” Best to obey! I am afraid for the camera and don’t want to fall in. The picture is taken from Hönö Röd, in the background is Öckerö.
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Lobster premier

Lobster premier

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Guest photoblogger Annicka Carlund writes:

Nu är det snart dags att ta upp båten för vinterförvaring, men först skall vi fånga hummer. Hummerpremiär infaller den första måndagen efter den 20 september, kl 07:00. När jag var liten var det den 15 september på min födelsedag. Hade jag tur fick jag hummer till kvällsmaten den dagen.

It’s soon time to take the boats out of the water for the winter, but first we must go out and catch some lobsters. The lobster premier falls on the first Monday after the 20th September, at 7 o’clock in the morning. When I was a little girl it fell on 15th September – my birthday. If I was lucky I would have lobster for supper that day.
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